JENNIFER MCCONNELL

Jennifer is currently script editing Neil Jordan’s RIVIERA with Archery Pictures and prior to this, she was a script editor at the BBC working on EASTENDERS.

Previously she was at Company Pictures, where she co-script edited WOLF HALL, the BBC adaptation of Hilary Mantel’s novel written by Peter Straughan and directed by Peter Kosminsky. Before that, Jennifer assistant script edited other high-end dramas such as THE VILLAGE (BBC1) written by Peter Moffat, and NEW WORLDS (C4) written by Peter Flannery and Martine Brant.

Jennifer started out producing shorts for the London Film School’s graduate directors. One of these, THE ETERNAL NOT, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s All’s Well by writer Lucinda Coxon, premiered at the London Short Film Festival and went on to win Best Script and Best Comedy at the National Student Film Festival.

Following a Masters degree in TV production from Royal Holloway, Jennifer interned at CBS Radio in Washington DC. Upon returning to the UK, she started script reading for producers Ceci Dempsey, Antony Root, Rankin Film and Element Pictures before joining Company in 2012.